Apple® iPhone® XS / XS Max - Allow / Deny Data Roaming

Checking your data roaming settings can be helpful, especially if you're traveling internationally and have no network connection or can't send / receive email, text, pics or videos.

Note Notes:

  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone XS
    • iPhone XS Max
  • Click the applicable link for instructions:
  • Follow these steps other iPhone models.


Caution Enabling data roaming may incur roaming charges.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Cellular
  2. Tap Cellular Data Options.
    Note Option unavailable when eSim is active, skip to step 3.
  3. Tap the Data Roaming switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.